Sleep Deprivation Common on the Street

This time of the year many of us savior the blessings of home and family. A survey from France compared age, sex, and location-matched individuals in the general population with homeless people and found they got significantly less sleep. The homeless, especially women, were most likely to report sleeping less than 4 hours per night. Additionally, 41% of the homeless experienced insomnia compared with only 19% in the general population.

PositiveTip: Homeless shelters can assist individuals by improving alertness, health, and the ability to face daily challenges.